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Contains:  NGC 2252, NGC 2244, Rosette nebula, NGC 2239, NGC 2236, The star 12Mon
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NGC 2244 (Ha+RGB), 


            Scott Davis
NGC 2244 (Ha+RGB)

NGC 2244 (Ha+RGB)

Technical card

Resolution: 3000x1996

Dates:Dec. 31, 2013Jan. 2, 2014Jan. 4, 2014Jan. 5, 2014

Astronomik 6nm Ha Clip-In Filter: 113x300" ISO1600
One-Shot Color: 59x180" ISO1600

Integration: 12.4 hours

Darks: ~27

Flats: ~47

Flat darks: ~47

Bias: ~47

Avg. Moon age: 9.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.63%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 298319

RA center: 97.934 degrees

DEC center: 4.939 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.216 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.483 degrees

Field radius: 2.612 degrees

Locations: My Backyard, Clovis, California, United States; Ahwahnee Hills Observatory, Ahwahnee, California, United States


The Rosette Nebula, normally known as NGC 2244 which refers to the open cluster within the nebula, is a beautiful winter object in the constellation Monoceros.



Scott Davis
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 2244 (Ha+RGB), 


            Scott Davis